May 18 Policy & Action Review


Virtual Policy & Action Updates


Every Friday from 9:45-10am, the MASSCreative team hosts our COVID-19 Virtual Policy & Action Updates. These 15-minute updates are meant to provide you with what you need to know about COVID-19 policy advocacy and actions you can take to support the creative community.

Check out MASSCreative’s May 15 Policy & Action Update

Register for MASSCreative’s May 22 Policy & Action Update


Top Policy Update


Today at 11AM, Gov. Baker and the Reopening Advisory Board will release their guidelines for reopening the Massachusetts economy using a four-phase approach, based on public health guidance.

In response, MASSCreative will be outlining how federal, state, and municipal decision-makers can ensure the arts and cultural sector recovers during and after the reopening phases. As this news develops, look to MASSCreative's website and social media for updates.

Read more on the Four-Phase Approach to Reopening the Massachusetts Economy



Top Actions


Look out for an upcoming Action Alert in response to Gov. Baker's reopening guidelines that you can sign and share with your networks.

The action alert will outline MASSCreative's recommendations including:

  • Clear discipline & venue-specific guidelines for reopening
  • Access to PPE, sanitation supplies, and contact tracing protocols
  • Sustained financial support through full reopening
  • Coordinated State & Municipal Messaging Campaigns to rebuild consumer confidence

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Some Good News

In Framingham Public Schools, learning has gone remote like every other district across Massachusetts. But under the leadership of Donna Wresinski, the Fine and Performing Arts Department has set up an exciting initiative for its students to make the best of their new virtual situation.

Read MASSCreative’s Spotlight on Framingham Public Schools Fine & Performing Arts Department


So mark your calendars for every Friday from 9:45-10am and look out for this Policy & Action Review in your inbox at the start of the week. If you’re looking for more COVID-19 resources, you can check out MASSCreative’s COVID-19 pages, including updatesresourcesadvocacypolicy recommendations, and policy & action updates.

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